## Top Algebra Tutors serving Palo Alto

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Northwestern University - Bachelors, Economics

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SAT Math: 780

SAT Verbal: 730

## Jean: Palo Alto Algebra tutor

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University of California-Los Angeles - Bachelors, B.S. Mathematics/Economics

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SAT Math: 760

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## Elizabeth : Palo Alto Algebra tutor

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Washington University in St Louis - Current Undergrad, Mechanical Engineering

SAT Math: 730

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ACT English: 35

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Rutgers University-New Brunswick - Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering

Stanford University - Master of Science, Civil/Environmental Engineering

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University of California-Los Angeles - Bachelor in Arts, Psychology

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SAT Math: 760

SAT Verbal: 800

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My entire educational background was spent in science and math classes, often it wasn't easy for me, so I understand what it's like to struggle with something and feel like you will never understand. But if you work the problems enough times and never quit you'll get through it. And asking for help is never a bad thing, no one has ever gotten through all of this without help.... Understanding what it is you're doing is...

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University of Nevada-Reno - Bachelors, Physics

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Indian Institute of Technology - Bachelors, Chemical Engineering

Massachusetts Institute of Technology - PHD, Nuclear Engineering

GRE Quantitative: 164

GRE Verbal: 168

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University of California-Berkeley - Bachelor of Science, Cellular and Molecular Biology

ACT English: 35

ACT Math: 31

ACT Reading: 32

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SAT Verbal: 770

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I am a 4th year Mechanical Engineering Major at UC Irvine. I have taken every core math, physics, and engineering course within mechanical engineering. In the past I have tutored pre algebra, algebra, and calculus. Throughout my university experience, I excelled in math in particular.

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University of California-Irvine - Bachelors, Mechanical Engineering

ACT English: 32

ACT Math: 32

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GRE Quantitative: 164

GRE Verbal: 162

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SAT Composite (1600 scale): 1560

MCAT: 40

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SFSU - Bachelors, Philosophy/Mathematics

SFSU - Masters, Mathematics

GRE Quantitative: 168

GRE Verbal: 168

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University of California-Davis - Bachelor of Science, Computer Science

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